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The College of Saint Rose Overview

The College of Saint Rose is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Albany, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is The College of Saint Rose Known For?

549 Undergraduate Awards
$34,304 Avg Cost After Aid
83% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Saint Rose is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Saint Rose.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 55% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Saint Rose bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,800 a year. That's about 7% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average Saint Rose student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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The College of Saint Rose Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, Saint Rose is ranked #84 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #9 out of 149 schools in New York.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Saint Rose has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Online Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Saint Rose.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Multilingual Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Instructional Media Design Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Instructional Media Design Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Communication Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best Value Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is The College of Saint Rose?

Location of The College of Saint Rose

Contact details for Saint Rose are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 432 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-1490
Phone: 518-454-5111
Website: www.strose.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCollegeofSaintRose
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CollegeofStRose

How Do I Get Into Saint Rose?

You can apply to Saint Rose online at: www.strose.edu/admissions/first-year-students/apply/

Admission Requirements for Saint Rose

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Saint Rose?

83% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 83%, Saint Rose may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.

Can I Afford The College of Saint Rose?

$34,304 Net Price
78% Take Out Loans
4.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Saint Rose is $34,304. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Saint Rose, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,824 a year. That adds up to $31,296 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Rose is 4.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The College of Saint Rose Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,363 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,433 undergraduate students at Saint Rose, with 2,363 being full-time and 70 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Saint Rose

There are also 1,571 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,363 full-time undergraduates at Saint Rose, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Saint Rose

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The College of Saint Rose students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Saint Rose Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 67
Black or African American 431
Hispanic or Latino 137
White 1,277
International Students 71
Other Races/Ethnicities 380

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at The College of Saint Rose. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 44 countries are represented at Saint Rose. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and Canada.

Online Learning at The College of Saint Rose

28 Took All Classes Online
702 Took At Least One Class Online
22.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 702 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Saint Rose has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 16th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Saint Rose

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The College of Saint Rose was 22.8%. This is the #825 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Saint Rose regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Saint Rose majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 0%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Saint Rose ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Saint Rose.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Educational Administration #66
Education #179

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The College of Saint Rose Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Educational Administration 0 0 740 100 840
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 74 0 26 100
Communication Sciences 0 33 0 56 89
Business Administration & Management 0 44 3 37 84
Criminal Justice & Corrections 3 53 0 0 56
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 19 16 17 52
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 32 0 15 47
Communication & Media Studies 0 40 0 1 41
Social Work 0 14 0 25 39
Accounting 0 20 0 18 38
General Psychology 0 31 0 0 31
Music 0 26 0 0 26
Computer Information Systems 0 4 3 16 23
Special Education 0 0 4 19 23
Marketing 0 22 0 0 22
Student Counseling 0 0 2 19 21
General Biology 0 19 0 0 19
Design & Applied Arts 0 19 0 0 19
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 18 18
Finance & Financial Management 0 8 6 1 15
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 13 13
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 12 0 0 12
Fine & Studio Arts 0 11 0 0 11
General English Literature 0 10 0 0 10
Computer Science 0 8 0 0 8
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 7 7
Public Health 0 7 0 0 7
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 6 0 0 0 6
Political Science & Government 0 6 0 0 6
Mathematics 0 5 0 0 5
History 0 4 0 0 4
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 3 0 0 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 2 0 0 2
Business/Managerial Economics 0 2 0 0 2
Human Resource Management 0 2 0 0 2
Multilingual Education 1 0 1 0 2
Romance Languages 1 1 0 0 2
Chemistry 0 2 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 1 0 0 1
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 1 1
Writing Studies 0 0 0 1 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 0 1
Philosophy 0 1 0 0 1
Economics 0 1 0 0 1
Sociology 0 1 0 0 1
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 11 538 775 390 1,714

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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